Tetradrachm of Abydos with head of Apollo, struck under Eukrines

Greek
Classical Period
411–387 B.C.


Mint: Troas, Abydos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1618.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 14.94 gm.

Accession Number

04.965

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right; hair in a roll, from which fall a few locks.
Reverse: In incuse circle eagle standing to right, wings closed.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and right.
Triskeles within a circle at right; below at right a die flaw or possibly an ivy leaf.

Provenance

1900: from the Late Collector Sale, Cat. Sotheby, pl. 7, 332 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Regling did not list this as Greenwell collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund